UFC president Dana White confirmed on Saturday night that they received permission to promote Alistair Overeem prior to regaining his license, but for Nick Diaz, not so much. read news >>
The UFC can promote Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz for bouts next year "as long as Zuffa makes quite clear that there's an added piece to that puzzle," NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com.
In Overeem's case, that means getting a license to fight in Nevada. For Diaz, it's scheduling him after his suspension ends.
The star fighters have been benched for much of 2012 as they wait out respective administrative actions handed down by the NSAC.
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Frank Mir has been granted a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy for his fight with Alistair Overeem this Saturday at UFC 169.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission has granted Alistair Overeem a fight license, clearing the way for the heavyweight’s planned Feb. 2 meeting with Antonio Silva at UFC 156. read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his recent loss to Ben Rothwell and what he expects of himself over the coming months. read news >>
Slow news day? Pffffft. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight (and soon to be middleweight) Nick Diaz is in big trouble with the law, and will have some explaining to do to his ZUFFA bosses after getting arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in Lodi, California. From Lodi News: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving read news >>
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is bailing on a potential Alistair Overeem fight, because "Demolition Man" keeps getting knocked out in a "hard" 265-pound weight class. read news >>
Uno mas! Despite losing three of his four most recent mixed martial arts (MMA) matches inside the Octagon, and garnering an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "bust" label along the way, Alistair Overeem will get one more chance to prove his worth. Company president Dana White tonight confirmed on "UFC Tonight" that "Reem" is not on his cut list after losing to Ben Rothwell via first round technical knockout this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 50 (watch full fight video highlights here). His read news >>
Alistair Overeem was finished in the first-round by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night “Jacare vs. Mousasi 2,” his third loss of that manner in four fights. read news >>
In addition, former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez debuts on the charts at No. 14. Not to beat a dead horse, but things are going from bad to worse for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem, who was not only removed from the 265-pound title chase, but is now barely clinging to the top 10 of his division after yet another knockout loss. And to the victor belong the spoils. That means Ben Rothwell -- who finished "The Reem" at UFC Fight Night 50 earlier thi read news >>
"Rumble" isn't about to pour salt on a very wounded "Reem." Are you surprised? Alistair Overeem's loss to Ben Rothwell via first round knockout (KO) this past Friday (Sept. 5, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 50 (video), which went down at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Leydard, Connecticut, didn't help the former K-1 champion's quest to claim the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title. Or his position with the promotion, for that matter. It also didn't help him gain the upper h read news >>